The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Consultant
Rank 200 201 223
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 9 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.18% 0.23% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.25% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 3
Average salary £48,500 £27,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.36% -39.56%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+35.80% -10.00%
IT Security Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4689 5222 5175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.12% 93.10% 93.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3597 3686 4105
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

IT Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant across the Berkshire region.

IT Security Consultant Salary Trend in Berkshire

IT Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

IT Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Berkshire

IT Security Consultant
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 4 £50,500 -
IT Security Consultant
South East

IT Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited IT Security Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Security Consultant in their job title.

1 10 (62.50%) Data Protection
2 9 (56.25%) SIEM
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) CISSP
3 8 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) Banking
5 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 5 (31.25%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (31.25%) CISA
5 5 (31.25%) CISM
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (31.25%) McAfee
5 5 (31.25%) Cyber Security
5 5 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (25.00%) Identity Management
6 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (25.00%) PKI
7 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco
8 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited IT Security Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) Internet
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) PKI
2 2 (12.50%) Online Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Smartcard
3 1 (6.25%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Data Protection
2 9 (56.25%) SIEM
3 6 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (31.25%) Cyber Security
4 5 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (25.00%) Identity Management
5 4 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (12.50%) Information Security
6 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
7 1 (6.25%) Project Management
7 1 (6.25%) Data Security
7 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (6.25%) Malware Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Anomaly Detection
7 1 (6.25%) Analytics
7 1 (6.25%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) CISSP
2 5 (31.25%) CISA
2 5 (31.25%) CISM
3 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (6.25%) MCSE
5 1 (6.25%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) McAfee
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Websense
5 1 (6.25%) F5